Writing Linear Equations

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Taught by MrRutter
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Lesson Description:

Writing linear equations with a given slope and through a given point using slope-intercept and point-slope forms.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you write equations for lines using slope-intercept form?
  • What is slope-intercept form?
  • What is point-slope form?
  • What is the point-slope formula?
  • How do you write an equation in slope-intercept form for the line that has a slope of -3/2 and passes through (-4, 1)?
  • How do you write an equation for a line if you have a point and a slope?
  • Why is point-slope form useful?
  • How can you change y - 1 = -3/2(x + 4) into slope-intercept form?
  • How do you graph y = -3/2x - 5?
  • How do you graph an equation in slope-intercept form?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    The point-slope form of a line is explained by going through an example problem and converting it to slope-intercept form. Then, this equation is graphed.
  • tayvouau

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    Mr. Rutter is funny, but also teaches the material well. I'm an 11th grade Advanced Algebra student and I am taking e2020 classes, but I like his teaching better. It feels more like you're in a class, and it's real, like him writing on the board rather than all computerized. Thanks.